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Aug. 24, 2020 Dear Friends, I write to announce some important changes in the diocesan staff. In 2018, as a response to our diocesan mission strategy, we undertook a reorganization of the diocesan staff in ways that were designed to help us accompany our congregations effectively, including the…
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In an effort to open dialogue and work to educate the community on issues of racial justice, Falmouth Community Television will present a new program titled "THE Conversation." Co-hosted and co-produced by the Reverend Will Mebane and Onjalé Scott Price, the program will provide a timely dialogue…
Reflections
Thus says the Lord, the God of hosts, the Lord: Take away from me the noise of your songs; to the melody of your harps I will not listen. But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.       Amos 5:16a, 23-24; New Revised Standard…
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Episcopal chaplain Thea Keith-Lucas has been named interim chaplain to MIT, as MIT pauses its search for a full-time chaplain, which launched last fall. “I am honored to serve alongside our dedicated and creative chaplains to support the religious identities, spiritual well-being and…
Diocesan News
#VoteFaithfully:  Getting souls to the polls isn’t just about casting our own vote, but about working together so everyone can vote and vote faithfully, according to the "Vote Faithfully" resource materials available from the Episcopal Church Office of Government…
Diocesan News
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s annual Diocesan Convention, on Saturday, Nov. 7, will take place online via Zoom and livestreaming. Online registration is open, here, until Oct. 30. "When 'Embracing Brave Change' was adopted as the encapsulating theme of our diocesan…
Diocesan News
Aug. 6, 2020   Expanded Stage Two Regathering Guidelines for Communion, Pastoral Visits, Baptism, Youth Ministry The bishops of both Massachusetts Episcopal dioceses have jointly issued expanded guidelines for Stage Two regathering that provide protocols for the administration…
Reflections
July 26, 2020 Texts: Proper 12-A, Track 2: I Kings 3:5-12; Matthew 13:31-33,44-52 Today’s Gospel reading from Matthew [13:31-33,44-52] is a smorgasbord of mini-parables.  Most of them relate to obtaining some treasure or some prized commodity: leavened bread, hidden wealth, fine…
In the News
On Wednesday, July 22, the Burgess Committee of Grace Episcopal Church will sponsor a Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Reconciliation and Peace at 7:30 pm at Dennis Alley Park, also known as Waban Park, in Oak Bluffs.  The vigil will incorporate non-sectarian prayers for victims of racial…